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3 tricks to save mobile data on WhatsApp

Not everyone has access to an unlimited mobile data rate. Therefore, for many people saving as much data is necessary. WhatsApp is one of the apps that consumes the most data, especially due to the intensive use that users tend to give it.

We know that today this is almost impossible to do as applications demand more and more. But don’t worry, here we bring you a compilation of some tips so you can save the most data with WhatsApp. If you also want to save battery, here we have a very interesting article.

Activate data saving for audio calls

If you are one of those who uses WhatsApp audio calls a lot, this option will be very useful. You just have to do the following:

  1. Go to the tab Settings by WhatsApp.
  2. Open the option Use of data.
  3. Activate the function Decrease data usage.

With this, the quality of calls on WhatsApp will drop a bit, but at least it won’t take half of your plan of data.

Disable automatic download of videos, photos and audio

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Deactivating this option what you are going to do is prevent images, audios and videos from being downloaded automatically. This is quite useful when you are in more than one WhatsApp group. If you want to carry it out, do the following:

  1. Go to Settings within WhatsApp.
  2. Go to Use of data.
  3. Here uncheck everything you don’t want to be downloaded automatically.

Done, just with this you will be saving many megabytes per month.

Sufficient backups

WhatsApp backups

One of the most data-consuming things is backup. This can be a double-edged sword since, while it offers you a backup of all your files and conversations, it also it could take a lot of your plan. To configure it do the following:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Open the tab Chats.
  3. Tap on Backup copy.
  4. Here you select that it be done only in one WiFi connection.

Once this is done, you shouldn’t have any more problems when it comes to saving data.

Did you know that Android 9 limits access to WiFi to save battery life?

Saving data with an application like WhatsApp is something a bit difficult to do, since it depends on the use of each one. Nevertheless, this tutorial should be of help for most users.

Have you been able to save some megabytes of your plan? Leave us your answer!